mountain. >> reporter: in boston, school is closed today. >> we opened several community centers for kids to go to and parents, if they want, free of charge. >> reporter: northeast airports are operating close to normal schedules. over 5,000 flights were canceled at the height of the storm. this monster blizzard, that brought some of the highest accumulations ever recorded, is blamed for at least 15 deaths in the northeast and canada. the governor of massachusetts says it could have been so much worse. >> considering the severity of the storm, the amount of snow and the wind, we have come through this pretty well. >> reporter: today's forecast calls for warmer temperatures and rain. but there's a new worry. some roofs, already filled with snow, may not be able to withstand the extra weight. tahman bradley, abc news. >> what a tough weekend for so many folks in this part of the country. let's take a look now at today's forecast. the rain that tahman mentioned stretches all the way to the carolinas. also, some freezing rain in new england. blustery with leftover snow in minnesota and michigan. thunderstorms from houston to georgia. evening snow from the rockies to the texas panhandle.